Shyok Dam Multipurpose Project
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Shyok Dam Multipurpose Project

On Shyok River about 3 km upstream of Khaplu Town, Ghanche District, which is under the administration of the Baltistan Division, Gilgit Baltistan.
  • Dam Type

Earth Core Rockfill Dam
  • Dam Height

625 ft.
  • Gross Storage

8.50 MAF
  • Live Storage

5.50 MAF
  • Installed Capacity

640 MW

Scope of Work

Feasibility Study



Donor Agency

From WAPDA’s own resources

Commencement Date

March 2016

Completion Date

June 2020

Financial Status (Rs. Million)

Local Foreign Total

Approved PC-II Cost (28.10.2013)

159.583 - 159.583

PSDP Allocation 2021-22

- - -


  • PC-II for Feasibility Study of Shyok Dam amounting to Rs. 285.292 Million submitted to MoWR on November 03, 2011.
  • CDWP on 28.10.2013 approved the project at a reduced cost of Rs. 159.583 Million by excluding Consultancy & Security cost and WAPDA Overheads and DIRECTED WAPDA to will carry out Feasibility Study using in-house resources.
  • HPO WAPDA has completed the Feasibility Study report using its in-house technical expertise. Draft Feasibility Study has been issued to WAPDA's formation & MoWR for review and comments on 29.06.2020.
  • Feasibility Study is under finalization after receiving comments from respective formation of WAPDA & MoWR.
Incharge of the Project      
Engr. Muhammad Abid Sheikh
General Manager (Hydro) Planning
Contact No. 0092-42-99202717
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